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Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary and Dictionary of Religious Denominations (2 vols.)

By / A. J. Johnson / 1871

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$4.99

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Overview

Distilled from Hitchcock’s New and Complete Analysis of the Holy Bible by Roswell D. Hitchcock, these dictionaries offer thousands of informational entries, interpreting scriptural proper names and defining the “religious denominations, sects, parties, and associations,” found around the globe in the late nineteenth century. A valuable source of information offering insights into nineteenth-century Christianity, Hitchcock’s epic work is still widely read and studied today. This is the same content you’d find in any other print or digital edition of Hitchcock’s famous Bible Names Dictionary, with the harder-to-find Dictionary of Religious Denominations added as a bonus.

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Key Features

  • Presents authoritative facts on biblical and denominational topics
  • Includes thousands of entries on proper names found in the Bible
  • Offers a comprehensive listing of religious groups in the late nineteenth century

Product Details

Individual Titles

Hitchcock’s Bible Names Dictionary

  • Author: Roswell D. Hitchcock
  • Publisher: A.J. Johnson
  • Publication Date: 1871
  • Pages: 124

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

This dictionary is gleaned from Hitchcock’s New and Complete Analysis of the Holy Bible, written by Roswell D. Hitchcock. Through a heroic effort, Hitchcock defined over 2,600 proper names mentioned in or related to the Bible, and this work is still widely used and studied today.

Hitchcock’s Dictionary of Religious Denominations

  • Author: Roswell D. Hitchcock
  • Publisher: A.J. Johnson
  • Publication Date: 1871
  • Pages: 11

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

In Hitchcock’s New and Complete Analysis of the Holy Bible, Roswell D. Hitchcock provides “A Dictionary of Religious Denominations, Sects, Parties, and Associations.” From the Abyssinian Church to the Zealots, Hitchcock briefly describes all of the known denominations of his time, providing an overview of beliefs and historical facts for each entry—as well as other pertinent information, such as geographic distribution, when available. He prefaces with an overview of the population of the globe and list of religious groups with the highest numbers of people.

About Roswell D. Hitchcock

Roswell D. Hitchcock (1817–1887) was educated at Amherst College and Andover Theological Seminary. He was a professor of church history at Union Theological Seminary, which he served as president from 1880 to 1887. He was coauthor of The Teaching of the Twelve Apostles with Francis Brown.